Library Assistant (Part time, Fixed term) Ref 601

The Library

Part time - 18.25 hours per week, Fixed term until 31 July 2016
Salary range: starting at £17,703 and rising to £19,828 per annum, pro rata
Closing date for applications: 10 February 2016
Expected interview date: 25 February 2016
Expected start date: As soon as possible


An opportunity has arisen in the University Library for a part time Grade 3 Library Assistant. The successful applicant will work 18.25 hours per week, within core Library hours, 8.00am-6.00pm,  Monday to Friday.

Applicants should have good organisational, communication  and ICT skills, evidenced ability to prioritise and meet deadlines as well as evidenced strong analytical skills and attention to detail.  Experience of working in a team is also desirable. 

The successful candidate will initially be based in Cataloguing within the Content Delivery section of the Library, which also deals with the acquisition and processing  of printed, electronic and audio-visual material and has responsibility for processing reading lists, the provision of digitised course material and interlibrary loans.

Ref 601 Further particulars including person specification [PDF 158.37KB]

Essential information

Terms and conditions

Clerical and Related Staff Terms and Conditions SUMMARY [DOC 35.00KB]


Application form - non-academic post [DOC 183.00KB]

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